world's first 3D printed boat beluga set sail during milan design week 2021

Caracol, Nextchem
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THE SAILING BOAT GOES ON ITS FIRST VOYAGE IN MILAN

manufacturing company caracol and green technology business nextchem bring to life beluga, the world’s first 3D printed sailing boat. produced in one piece with recycled materials, the prototype presented officially at milan design week 2021 introduces an immersive experience into the world of large-scale 3D printing and in the possibilities that material upcycling offers.

manufacturing company caracol and green technology business nextchem bring to life beluga, the world’s first 3D printed sailing boat. produced in one piece with recycled materials, the prototype presented officially at milan design week 2021 introduces an immersive experience into the world of large-scale 3D printing and in the possibilities that material upcycling offers.

world's first 3D printed boat beluga set sail during milan design week 2021
caracol has employed its proprietary robotic additive Manufacturing system to produce the hull of the sailing boat in a single piece image courtesy of nextchem

the projeect is a sustainable example from innovation in manufacturing to circular economy and plastic recycling still from video

3D modelling the product’s multi-faceted layers still from video

caracol’s 6-arm robot during the printing process still from video

the 3D printing technology sees no scale limits still from video